The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has been working with ACT's Community Sector in bringing the Canberra Community Sector NAIDOC Week Event for 2022, celebrating the history and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) has welcomed the ACT Government's announcement of a 4.43% increase in funding for the ACT's community sector for the year 2022/23.
The ACT Council of Social service (ACTCOSS) has called for major investment from the ACT Government and Federal Government in community services and infrastructure in light of a 20,000 person undercount of the ACT’s population.
The ACT Council of Social service (ACTCOSS) has commended the ACT Government for its work and partnership with the community sector to deliver the ACT Equity to Access COVID-19 vaccination program.
ACTCOSS has called on the ACT Government to permanently increase the Utilities Concession in 2022-23 as Canberrans face a higher combined utilities bill alongside further increases in the cost of housing, food and fuel.
A number of community organisations have today welcomed recommendations from the Standing Committee on Justice and Community Safety that the ACT Government enact the terms of the No Rights Without Remedy petition and create a system that more accessibly enables complaints about breaches to human rights.
Welcome to the third issue of our wellbeing newsletter! This newsletter is designed for frontline workers of the ACT Community Assistance and Support Program (CASP) – which includes volunteers and staff of subcontracted organisations.
ACTCOSS has today made a submission to the ACT Planning System Review and Reform Project calling for a system that better reflects the needs of vulnerable people.
ACTCOSS has welcomed the Fair Work Commission’s announcement of a 5.2% increase to national minimum wage and 4.6% increase to modern award minimum wages.
ACT Public Housing tenants have been given just two days to prepare for a formal hearing to argue why they should not be forcibly relocated.